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Reconstruction After a Lumpectomy


Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? How to Decide
09 Jul 2016

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy? How to Decide

As part of early breast cancer treatment, you may be able to choose between a mastectomy or a lumpectomy with radiation. You may also wish that someone would just decide for you. Read on for the basics to help you decide whether to get a lumpectomy or mastectomy. Are you worrying about making the wrong choice? Are you wondering if you’ll be second-guessing your decision should the cancer...

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Breast Reconstruction After Lumpectomy
30 Apr 2016

Breast Reconstruction After Lumpectomy

A lumpectomy involves the removal of just the tumor found in the breast, and some of the non-cancerous tissue surrounding it–not the entire breast as with a mastectomy. This surgical procedure conserves the breast, which is good. Unfortunately, it leaves the breast with a dent, bulge, or imperfection near the surgical site. After a lumpectomy the breast or breasts are likely to be different in...

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